Businesses featured this week: American Water, York Water Co.
American Water named Jean Edwards internal communications manager for its Mid-Atlantic division. She will be based in Pennsylvania American Water's Derry Township office and provide communications support for operations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. She was director of donor communications and stewardship with Penn State College of Medicine, manager of benefits and human resources communications with Alcoa Inc. and director of media relations and external affairs with Highmark Blue Shield. She has a bachelor's degree in arts and science with a focus on public relations from Penn State.
The York Water Co. named Robert P. Newcomer to its board. Prior to retirement, he was president of P.H. Glatfelter Co., an interim president of the York County Community Foundation and dean of business affairs and chief financial officer of York College. He has a BA in economics from Millersville University and an MBA from Penn State University.